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NEWPORT

YARD/RUMMAGE SALE: Peoples United Methodist Church will have their Annual Spring Yard and Rummage Sale on Saturday, June 2nd from 8 AM to 2:30 PM. There will be a bake sale, adult children’s clothing, jewelry, appliances, furniture, and more. Donations are now being accepted of rummage and yard items. You may drop-off items at the Church or arrange a pick-up of donated items by contacting 368-4404. The Church is located at 131 Main Street.

DEXTER
SAVE THE DATE HOT RODS FOR HEROES CAR SHOW: Carter-Dulac Memorial VFW Post #4298 and Factory One present Hot Rods for Heroes Car Show on Saturday, June 23rd with a rain date set for Saturday, July 7th. Registration will begin at 9 AM and the car show will kick-off at 12 PM. The cost to enter will be $1 for spectators and $15 to register. The first 20 registrants receive an entry prize. There will be a number of categories including peoples choice, best in show, loudest exhaust and many more. Music, food and raffles will be taking place during the event. Proceeds will benefit VFW post #4298. All are invited to attend. For more information contact 924-2183 and leave a message.
RSVP FOR AGE-FRIENDLY LUNCHEON:
Dexter citizens are invited to a free Age-Friendly Luncheon on Wednesday, May 30th from 11 AM to 1 PM. The luncheon will be held at the VFW Center on Cedar Street. Dexter citizens and those who live, work, shop, or recreate in Dexter are invited to the free age-friendly celebration luncheon. At the celebration, attendees will learn the results of a survey and can view the logo designed by the Tri-County Technical Center students. Andrew Bermudez will speak about the exciting Youth Work Camp program coming to Dexter in 2019 to help qualified home owners with home improvements free of charge. Winners of $25 Hannaford or P & L food cards will be chosen through a drawing at this event. The AARP Age-Friendly initiative is taking place in 50 communities from Caribou to Ogunquit throughout Maine. If you would like to attend the free age-friendly Dexter celebration luncheon you must RSVP by contacting Jean at 924-7351 extention 17 by Friday, May 25th, so that final preparations can made.
PUBLIC SUPPER: The VFW Post #4298 will be holding a Public Supper on Friday, June 1st from 5 to 6:30 PM. The menu includes hot dogs, beans, brown bread, coleslaw, drinks and dessert. The supper will be held at the Post home on 20 Cedar Street.
YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID CLASS: National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will be holding a Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) on Monday, June 4th from 8 AM to 4:30 PM at the Dexter VFW Center on Cedar Street. The YMHFA program’s $5 cost includes materials and lunch. Attendees will learn will learn how to recognize depression, anxiety disorders, psychosis, substance abuse, and trauma, conditions that can lead to a mental health crisis or suicide plus much more. Youth Mental Health First Aid is a distinguished SAMHSA Evidence-Based Program taught by experienced professionals at the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Maine. Local NAMI leaders engage in continuing education regularly to bring up-to-date knowledge in public forums and to support groups. To register for Youth Mental Health First Aid go to namimaine.org or contact Michael Morang at 207-622-5767 extention 2312.
DOVER-FOXCROFT
SPRING RECITAL: The public is cordially invited to the Foxcroft Academy Spring Student Recital at the Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church on Sunday, June 3rd at 3 PM. Solos for piano, violin, as well as string duos, woodwind trios, and other small ensembles will be featured. The students will perform works of classical and world music, including a good bit of jazz. Admission to this event is free with a reception following the program. The church is located at 824 West Main Street. For more information, contact Susan Ramsey at 207-717-6022 or email: susan.ramsey@foxcroftacademy.org.
PALLIATIVE CARE SEMINAR: Join hospice and palliative care nurse Jill Bixby, APRN to learn about palliative care—what it is, what it isn’t, similarities and differences between it and hospice. This event is sponsored by Pine Tree Hospice and is being held on Tuesday, June 5th from 6 to 7:30 PM at the Mayo Regional Hospital Resource Center. Contact 564-4346 or email wecare@pinetreehospice.org to register for this seminar. Have you ever noticed that gaining understanding often takes away the fear of a situation? Palliative care is a term that can frighten folks because they don’t understand it. Simply said, palliative care focuses on treating symptoms for people who have a life-limiting illness, at any point in their illness and whether or not they are seeking curative treatments.
NAMI T’AI CHI CHIH: National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will be holding T’ai Chi Chih, which is relaxing meditation through movement, on Wednesday, June 6th at 12:30 PM. Sherry Corbin, R.N.,M.S will be leading the class. The event will be held at the Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church. RSVP for this free program by contacting 924-7903. The Senior Support Group will begin at 1:30 PM.
CARMEL
BENEFIT YARD SALE: Carmel Union Congregational Church will be having a yard sale at the home of Marilyn Chamberlain at 871 Main Road on Friday, June 1st and Saturday, June 2nd from 8 AM to 3 PM each day. Stop by and see what bargains you may find. Proceeds from this sale will benefit the Carmel Union Congregational Church.
CORINNA
BENEFIT COUNTRY MUSIC JAM: The Corinna American Legion Post #73 will be holding a Country Music Jam on Friday, June 1st at 5:30 PM. This Jam is a benefit for Rob Gustin’s medical bills. There will be meals, snacks, and drinks. A $25 door prize and 50/50 raffle will be taking place. Come and listen or bring your instrument to jam. All are invited to attend. The event will be held at the Corinna American Legion Post at 47 Maple Street.
CANAAN
CONTRA DANCE: A Contra Dance will be held at the Canaan Farmers Hall on Saturday, June 2nd at 7:30 PM. The live band, Bien Sur will be performing and the caller will be John McIntire. All ages welcome, no partners necessary, all dances taught. The hall is located at 296 Main Street (Route 2) in Canaan Village. For more information contact Scott at 207-399-8454 or canaanfarmershall@gmail.com.
PLYMOUTH
BENEFIT YARD AND BAKE SALE: The Plymouth Grange Hall will be hosting Operation Christmas Child Yard and Bake Sale on Saturday, June 2nd from 9 AM to 4 PM. Proceeds from this sale will be used toward packing and shipping shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child. The Grange Hall is located on the Moosehead Trail. For more information contact Vicki Savage at 259-0025 or Wendy Hopkins at 341-1765.
GARLAND
STORYTIME AND FLOWER PLANTING: The Garland Rec Committee will host a Storytime and Flower Planting activity on Friday, June 1st from 3 to 4:30 PM at the Garland Community Center. Come hear Eric Carle's story, The Tiny Seed and then help plant some tiny seeds and flowers. This is a free event and all are welcome to attend.
PARADE ENTRIES SOUGHT:
Parade entries are needed for the 2018 Garland Days Parade on Saturday, August 18th. Veteran Groups, marching bands, Girl Scout Troops, Boy Scout Troops, businesses, civic groups and non-profit organizations are encouraged to attend. For more information about the parade, judging categories, and parade applications email garlanddaysparade@gmail.com or check-out the Garland Days Facebook page.
PALMYRA
BENEFIT YARD SALE: St. Martin’s Episcopal Church will be holding a Yard Sale on Saturday, June 16th from 9 AM to 2 PM. Proceeds from this sale will benefit the St. Martin’s Episcopal Church. The Church is located on Main Street, Route 2.
HARTLAND

BENEFIT YARD SALE: The Friends of the Hartland Public Library will be sponsoring at Benefit Yard Sale on Saturday, June 2nd from 9 AM to 1 PM. Come support Library programming during the biggest fundraiser of the year. Friends-workday/set-up will be held on Friday, June 1st starting at 10 AM. The Library is located at 16 Mill Street. For more information contact 938-4702.
LAWN SALE TO BENEFIT TRI-TOWN FOOD PANTRY: The Hartland Manor will be holding a lawn and bake sale to benefit the Tri-Town Food Pantry in Hartland. This event will be held on Saturday, June 23rd from 9 AM to 3 PM with a rain date set for Saturday, June 30th. It will be held at the Hartland Manor at 41 Athens Road in Hartland. The residents of the Hartland Manor are busy collecting items for the sale and would appreciate donations. If you are interested in donating for the lawn sale, other than large items, contact the Manor at 938-2750 to arrange a pick-up. Over the years, the Tri-Town Food Pantry has helped many local residents in times of need. All proceeds from this sale will be given directly to the Food Pantry. A sale was held a couple of years ago and the Manor was able to present the food pantry a check for over $700. For more information, contact the Thorndikes at The Manor at 938-2750.

DETROIT
BENEFIT YARD SALE: A yard sale to benefit the Detroit Apostolic Church will be held on Friday, June 1st and Saturday, June 2nd from 9 AM to 3 PM. There will be tools, furniture, clothes etc. The yard sale will be located at 45 North Road.
STETSON
SENIOR GAME DAY RESCHEDULED: Senior Game Day will be cancelled for Tuesday, May 29th, because of the prior holiday. Senior Game Day has been rescheduled for the following Tuesday on Tuesday, June 5th, 10 AM at the old Grange Hall across from the Bratt's Store and beside the post office. All are invited to attend.
YOGA SESSIONS: Yoga instructor and Pine Tree Hospice volunteer Gayle Worden RYT, is offering free Yoga Nidra sessions for both professional and family caregivers in the community and for PTH volunteers on Saturday, June 9th at 9 AM. The sessions are about 45 minutes in length and are held at the Congregational Church on West Main Street in Dover-Foxcroft. Space is limited, so be sure to register for the session by contacting the PTH office at 564-4346 or email: wecare@pinetreehospice.org.